Salaries//Art Director

Art Director salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$94,223
$9,310
Additional Cash Compensation
$103,533
Total Compensation
Median: 86,000
Min: $0K
Max: $215K

How Much Does a Art Director Make in US?

The average salary for a Art Director in US is $94,223. The average additional cash compensation for a Art Director in US is $9,310. The average total compensation for a Art Director in US is $103,533. Art Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Art Director employees in US.

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best-paying cities for Art Director

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Orange County, Remote, Colorado and Seattle.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$146,870
+ 38% (91,369)
Orange County$142,578
+ 36% (91,369)
Remote$121,353
+ 25% (91,369)
Colorado, CO$120,000
+ 24% (91,369)
Seattle, WA$116,833
+ 22% (91,369)
Los Angeles, CA$107,423
+ 15% (91,369)
New York City, NY$106,096
+ 14% (91,369)
Philadelphia, PA$100,143
+ 9% (91,369)
Austin, TX$99,542
+ 8% (91,369)
Las Vegas, NV$98,857
+ 8% (91,369)

Art Director Salary by gender

The average Art Director salary for women is $100,557 and the average Art Director salary for men is $103,426.

Art Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Art Director with 7+ years of experience is $111,345. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $109,500.

Art Director Salary ranges

The most common Art Director salary in US is between $90k - $100k.

Average Design + UX salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Graphic Designer$71,697
Min: $40K
Max: $135K
Visual Designer$76,315
Min: $45K
Max: $175K
UI Designer$84,837
Min: $8K
Max: $185K
Instructional Designer$87,471
Min: $72K
Max: $111K
UX Designer$93,080
Min: $0K
Max: $300K
Web Designer$93,301
Min: $56K
Max: $168K
Art Director$94,223
Min: $0K
Max: $215K
Senior Graphic Designer$96,708
Min: $68K
Max: $200K
Game Designer$99,565
Min: $79K
Max: $145K
UX Researcher$105,855
Min: $10K
Max: $230K
Senior UI Designer$109,701
Min: $63K
Max: $200K
Product Designer$112,133
Min: $3K
Max: $330K
Senior UX Designer$121,896
Min: $48K
Max: $234K
Creative Director$144,543
Min: $0K
Max: $315K
Design Director$152,574
Min: $0K
Max: $300K
Senior Product Designer$158,171
Min: $105K
Max: $220K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)$174,326
Min: $9K
Max: $425K
Creative Chief Officer$187,932
Min: $140K
Max: $425K

FAQ

Q:

What does an art director do?

A.
Art directors develop the creative vision and design for visual projects, making decisions on elements like images, typography, layout and written content.
Q:

How to become an art director?

A.
Art directors typically have either a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of fine arts degree. Relevant majors include graphic design, advertising, communications and photography. Aspiring art directors usually work at least five years in related positions before being promoted to an art director role.
Q:

How much does an art director make?

A.

The salary range for an art director is $40K-$215K. The average salary for a Art Director in US is $94,223.

Career Info

Art Director jobs in US

Skills that affect Art Director salaries in US

1
Adobe Creative Suite
3% have this skill
2
Graphic Design
0% have this skill
3
HTML & CSS
0% have this skill
4
Visual Design
0% have this skill
5
Prototyping
0% have this skill
6
Interaction Design
0% have this skill

Average Art Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Art Director make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $103,896 on average.

Recent Art Director salaries in US

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago, IL
$149,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Lead reported a yearly salary of $149,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin, TX
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $80,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago, IL
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Creative Director reported a yearly salary of $185,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$69,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Remote
$136,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $136,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Remote
$77,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $77,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Remote
$174,000
Yearly Salary
A Art Director reported a yearly salary of $174,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin, TX
$206,733
Yearly Salary
A Senior Art Director reported a yearly salary of $206,733 with +$31,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Orange County